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Monday, April 25, 2016

Santa tag

It's Monday and over at Catch the Bug that means we've got some "Anything but a card" inspiration for you.

I used one of my favorites of Jodie's sweet stocking Santa images, colored it with Promarkers and a black pen and glittered it up with silver glitter. I fussy cut the image and placed it onto a piece of kraft paper.

The kraft was dry embossed using my favorite falling snow embossing folder. I used white ink on the raised pattern. The tag is cut using a die from Dienamics.

I added a strip of lace, ribbons and twine from my stash and there's a little metal charm hidden there too stating "Merry Christmas".

This tag is for:
C.R.A.F.T. - #360 Christmas
ABC Christmas Challenge - 'H' is for Hat (Christmas ones)
Crafting By Designs - Get Ready For Christmas

37 comments:

meg said...

Pia the falling snow is the perfect backdrop for the wonderful Santa image i love the embellishments especially that lush bow

Mrs.B said...


This makes a great Christmas tag, love the layering details.
Avril xx

sandie said...

I do love that EF, where is it from, think I must purchase it (got the globe die by the way). Adore the glitter star x

Laine said...

So cute and frosty looking Pia. Wonderful festive tag!
Laine
xx

Marlies said...

An adorable Christmas tag Pia. A cute Santa and I like the snow! hugs, Marlies

scrAPpamondo said...

Another so elegant work made with a few of items... You rock!! :D
The falling embossed snow is so beautiful and just perfect! The lace and the red ribbon give a fabulous feminine touch to your tag! Love the cute Santa and your colouring!
Hugs my friend, have a lovely week!

Marina said...

This is just everything Christmassy - the snow, the star , the Santa - I love it.

cotnob said...

A fabulous tag Pia, such a super Santa image and your embossed background is perfect.
Pauline
x

Diane said...

What a darling Christmas tag design Pia.

Hugs Diane

Chrissy said...

Super cute tag Pia and I love the falling snow and sparkly star with the ribbons twine and little bell..gorgeous.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Donna said...

Darling tag! Your snow looks real!

Pat K said...

Such a pretty Tag Pia..with a very cute image. Love the embossed snow background. xx

Tammy said...

Adorable tag Pia! I love that cute Santa image and all of your embellishments, that bow is beautiful!
Tammy x

Lisa S. said...

Super cute tag Pia! :)

Kim Heggins said...

Wonderful Santa tag...just as adorable as can be my dear Pia!!! And that snow is shear perfection!

Karen Steele said...

This is such a great tag! I love the fab Santa and the embossed snow that you have coloured - that looks so effective!

JANA said...

Hi Pia.

Beautiful winter tag.
Thanks so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge - Christmas this week!

Have a nice and creative day, Jana - DT C.R.A.F.T. Ch.
My blog: http://janinustvarjalnivrt.blogspot.si/ (Jane's Creative Garden)

KraftyKoolKat said...

Such a gorgeous tag Pia. I wouldn't throw it away after the gift has been opened.
Hugs
Cathy
Xxxx

Desire Fourie said...

Pia this is such a fun and festive tag. Loving the ribbon and falling snow.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Imke said...

Awesome tag, Pia. I like the different layers (especially the doily)and the snow is such a great accent. Just lovely.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful design, gorgeous colours and love the frantage snow plus the image used. Your comments always put a smile on my face.xxxx

 {aNNie}

Samantha said...

Great tag U have made a great job with the embossing and ink! love it,
Thanks for joining in with our challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge,
hugs Samantha :0)

crafty-stamper said...

Great tag the embossing gives agreat snow effect and love the image
Carol x

Khristina Sorge said...

I love that falling snow and the added dimension that the lace adds at the bottom. Beautiful work! Thanks for playing along with the CRAFT Christmas Challenge!

Khristina CRAFT Challenge DT

Donna Ellis said...

Love love LOVE the sparkly happiness and snowy fun in this beautiful tag, Pia! You have a way of taking cute-and-quirky and turning it into fun-but-beautiful! Love this little guy! Your fussy cutting is always fantastic - and that plaid ribbon is fantastic! hugs, de

Carissa said...

Such a sweet tag. Thanks for playing along at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
Carissa

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Fabulous tag Pia! Love the falling snow embossing folder! Awesome image along with the ribbon, twine and charm!

Brenda

Monika Reeck said...

Wow....the santa is so cute..the color is beautiful and looveee the big bow..you did so great with bugaboo Images Pia..this is not exception....how many christmas tags/cards did you made since Januar?me maybe 5 less but help a bit for hectic december right...have a great day Pia..
hugs
Monika

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Such a gorgeous tag Pia!! I adore this sweet Santa along with the falling snow around him! The ribbons and extra details really set him off on your design! :)

Migdalia said...

A fabulous & super fun tag!!
Thanks for linking up over at Crafting by Designs
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Patricia St Martin said...

Just adorable and the perfect tag for Christmas. Such a pretty bow. Never seen falling snow embossing folder and I love it. Great job with the snow.
hugs Pat

Loz said...

Gorgeous Tag Pia..Loz

MiamiKel said...

I love this!! So cheerful and shiny, perfect match to any gift bag or holiday package! He is one really cute Santa Claus !! ;)

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Pia! Your Christmas tag is adorable. Have a great day.

Mervi said...

Fabulous Christmas tag, pretty bow and beautiful embossing;-))m

Asha said...

FABULOUS tag, Pia! Tags are fun, right? And you're so good at it. Well done, friend!
x Asha

chrissy xx said...

I LOve your design Pia. Your snow is FABulous. Such pretty ribbon and lace.
I'm always in awe of how much can be put on a tag!
Now it's something I never seem to do.
Chrissyxx